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Bill Davenport
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Personal Information
Gender: Male
Birth name: William DeWitt Davenport
Born: (1925-08-11)August 11, 1925
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Died May 13, 1989(1989-05-13) (aged 63)
Deathplace: Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
Career/Family Information
TV/film screenwriter/producer
Years active: 1952-1988
Family Information
Series connection
Series involved with: All in the Family
Maude (TV series)
The Jeffersons
with series:
Writer/Story Editor/Script Supervisor
Episodes involved with: AITF: 13 episodes as writer, 19 episodes as script supervisor, 23 episodes as story editor
Maude: 15 episodes as writer, 6 episodes as script editor
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Bill Davenport (August 11, 1925 - May 13, 1989) was an American writer. He wrote for many television sitcoms including Mister Ed, Gilligan's Island, Hogan's Heroes, and I Dream of Jeannie.

He wrote thirteen episodes of All in the Family, four episodes of Good Times, one episode of The Jeffersons, and fifteen episodes of Maude.


Davenport died at age 63 in Los Angeles.


Partial Filmography[]

Year Title Job Notes
1952 Here Come the Nelsons Writer 1 episode (as William Davenport)
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet involved with 45 episodes total 41 episodes television play, 3 with additional dialogue, 1 as writer)
1955-1959 December Bride lead writer, 6 episodes involved with 19 episodes total
1961 Mister Ed Writer 12 episodes
1963 Mickey and the Contessa Writer (1 episode) TV movie
1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series) Writer, 1 episode
Gilligan's Island Writer 2 episodes
1965 Hogan's Heroes Writer 13 episodes
1966 I Dream of Jeannie Story Developer/Writer 2 episodes
1972 Temperatures Rising Writer 2 episodes
1974-1976 All in the Family Writer 3 episodes
1976-1978 Maude Writer 4 episodes
1977 The Jeffersons Writer 1 episode
1983 Amanda's (TV series) Writer 1 episode

Miscellaneous Crew[]

External Links[]

IMDb logo Bill Davenport at the Internet Movie Database